The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Consultant
Rank 97 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Consultant 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.078% 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £75,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
Security Consultant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1241 1300 1077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.03% 96.65% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 1158 982
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Consultant in the job title across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Security Consultant
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Consultant across the Wales region.

Security Consultant Salary Trend in Wales

Security Consultant
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Consultant in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (75.00%) RIP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) OSPF
1 3 (75.00%) BGP
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
1 3 (75.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (75.00%) VPLS
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Security Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) OSPF
1 3 (75.00%) BGP
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) VLAN
1 3 (75.00%) VPLS
1 3 (75.00%) RIP
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) IT Governance
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Fortinet